Scoliosis Is More Than Just A Spine Curved Sideways Spinal misalignments affects the proper functioning of our body and mind

Most normal people with straight spines are clueless about scoliosis. They see it just as a physical deformity, well like having polio. Scoliosis is more than just a  spine curved sideways. The spinal column is a complex mechanism of nerves, bones, ligaments, joints, tendons, and muscles. When your spine curves abnormally, it twists and compresses […]

Journeying Into The Unknown World Of Idiopathic Scoliosis Like Joseph Campbell's Hero, I went on a journey to find a cure for scoliosis

I have been living with idiopathic scoliosis for nearly 40 years. It probably began soon after my mother died when I was 11 years. Though, the effects only showed up 2 years later. Not surprising, considering the trauma I had to deal with besides the loss of my mother. It was trauma over trauma, that […]

Healing Scoliosis: Oral De-Armoring To Release The Primal Scream Reliving our repressed primal pain helps release our oral armor thus healing scoliosis

I have written two posts on armoring, first as protective body armor against sexual molestation. The second post,  ocular armor – our first line of defense. We psychically shut our eyes to the unbearable reality in our abusive environments. Furthermore, Wilhelm Reich, the founder of armoring theory stated that our body can be delineated into […]

Scoliosis – Your Protective Body Armor Armoring is your body's response to stress and danger in the environment

The theory of armoring was introduced by Austrian psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich which was further developed by Alexander Lowen. According to Reich, psycho-emotional conflicts which are suppressed end up being locked up in the muscular tissue of the body, forming what he called body armor. This body armor becomes a protective muscular shell. It not only […]

Scoliosis – Fear, Shame And Your Tight Spinal Cord Emotions of fear and shame cause tightness in our bodies mainly our spines causing scoliosis

According to neuroscientist Prof. Milan Roth, a tight spinal cord or spinal nerve tension is the cause of most Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). In fact, a tight spinal cord is the main limiting factor preventing doctors from surgically realigning the spine as straight as possible. Image Source: Pixabay How does the spinal cord get tight? Even […]

6 Reasons Why Scoliosis Is More Common In Girls Than Boys Idiopathic scoliosis affects more girls than boys due to biological and environmental factors

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) affects both boys and girls older than age 10. However, AIS is more than 10 times more common in girls than in boys, with an overall ratio of 11:1. And sadly doctors still claim to be clueless, regarding the origins of scoliosis or this disparate reality. Image Source: Pixabay Despite enough […]

Secondary Wounding – Surviving The Stigma Of Scoliosis The pain of scoliosis is further exacerbated by insensitive & hurtful behavior of people

Scoliosis is literally a pain in the back. Besides having to cope with constant pain, you have to also have to deal with a deformed body. And what hurts most is having to contend with the insensitivity, ignorance, and rejection of the people who should be the ones propping you up. This secondary wounding is […]

Fergie’s Idiotic Claim About Princess Eugenie’s Scoliosis It is damaging when a celebrity fuels misconceptions about scoliosis

I am appalled at Sarah Ferguson’s claim that her newly-married daughter Princess Eugenie would have been “put in an asylum and locked up” had the royal suffered from her rare spinal condition scoliosis in another country. How insensitive and irresponsible to utter such an uncorroborated statement. Scoliosis Is A Spinal Condition I am not surprised […]

Scoliosis – Trauma, Structural Dissociation, Split Brain Childhood trauma causes one's psyche to split or dissociate causing fragmentation of our personality

Most people perceive ‘dissociation’ as depicted in M. Night Shyamalan’s movie ‘Spilt’.  This  “flipping” from one personality to another in a majority of trauma cases is usually not so dramatic –  one persona totally unaware of the other personality states. Switching between personality parts is common for those with a history of childhood abuse.  Childhood trauma basically causes splits or […]